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The Imperfectionists

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Published by Random House Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24251008M
ISBN 109781588369741
OCLC/WorldCa647761695


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A rich, thrilling book that is both a love letter to and epitaph for the newspaper world Mr. Rachman’s transition from journalism to fiction writing is nothing short of spectacular. The Imperfectionists is a splendid original, filled with wit and structured so ingeniously that figuring out where the author is headed is half the reader’s.

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The Imperfectionists touches on the fall of newspapers and the rise of technology but, above all, it is a wise and moving novel about unusual, endearing characters. Share this book share High resolution cover picture Preview this book books View book rights notepad.

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Book reviews. The Imperfectionists Tom Rachman Review by Harvey Freedenberg. April With long-established newspapers passing from the scene and many others on life support, it’s the perfect time for a satiric look at the business. International journalist Tom Rachman supplies that and much more in The Imperfectionists.

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Look in the back of the book for a conversation between Tom Rachman and Malcolm Gladwell Fifty years and many changes have ensued since the paper was founded by an enigmatic millionaire, and now, amid the stained carpeting and dingy office furniture, the staff's personal dramas seem far more important than the daily headlines.

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